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Jackson State 2B Melvin Rodriguez named a NCBWA All-American

JACKSON (JSUTigers.com) - Jackson State's senior second baseman Melvin Rodriguez continues to receive post season honors. He was named to the National Baseball Writers (NCBWA) All-America and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) All-Region Teams.

The Manati, Puerto Rico native was placed on the NCBWA third team and is the only SWAC representative to be selected. Rodriguez was also named as a South Central All-Region Second Team member. He had a stellar 2015 season for the Tigers, finishing as one of the top hitters in NCAA Division I Baseball, as well as being named a finalist for the C Spire Ferriss trophy and a Louisville Slugger All-American.

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